John Lewis shares its ten best sellers as store reopens to shoppers after England’s lockdown eases

Shoppers have flocked back into stores and stocked up on products including glassware and facial cleansers after being closed three months amid the Covid-19 lockdown. And keen shoppers were clearing the shelves of glassware, crockery and facial cleanser at John Lewis, which revealed its top ten bestsellers in the hours after reopening. As eager customers … Read more

Shoppers set to spend as consumer confidence grows

Shoppers set for tidal wave of spending as consumer confidence hits highest level since before 2008 financial crisis By Alex Lawson, Financial Mail On Sunday Published: 21:50 BST, 3 April 2021 | Updated: 21:50 BST, 3 April 2021 Shoppers are ready to unleash a tidal wave of spending after consumer confidence hit its highest level … Read more

Obese monkey overfed by Thai shoppers sparks comparisons to ‘Uncle Fatty’ who ‘ate himself to death’

Chunky monkey being killed with kindness: Tank top-wearing ‘Godzilla’ kept at Thai market balloons due to shoppers giving him junk food – sparking comparisons to ‘Uncle Fatty’ who ‘ate himself to death’ Godzilla has ballooned to more than double the average weight for his species The three-year-old macaque lives at a market in Bangkok’s Min … Read more

Ocado shoppers spend an average of £147 on each order as sales surge

Online grocery group Ocado saw sales surge nearly 40 per cent to £559million in the 13 weeks to 28 February, a new trading update shows. On average, Ocado customers spent £147-a-time on their shop, with Marks & Spencer products ‘consistently’ accounting for over a quarter of the basket. With plans to open further warehouses and … Read more

Visa to join Mastercard in hiking interchange fees for UK shoppers

Regulators should crack down on ‘profiteering’ from card companies as Visa hikes interchange fees for shoppers buying from the EU by 475% Visa is the UK’s largest card provider with an 84% share of the card market It appears to be joining Mastercard in raising interchange fees by up to 475% European merchants are billed … Read more

Deliveries with a NASTY bill from Europe: Shoppers hit by import fees

For consumers, it’s one of the body blows of Brexit. Since Britain left the EU, tens of thousands of shoppers have been hit by a raft of unexpected extra charges when buying goods from websites based in Europe. In some cases, there have been demands of nearly a half as much again on top of … Read more

Deliveries with a NASTY bill from Europe: Shoppers hit by import fees

For consumers, it’s one of the body blows of Brexit. Since Britain left the EU, tens of thousands of shoppers have been hit by a raft of unexpected extra charges when buying goods from websites based in Europe. In some cases, there have been demands of nearly a half as much again on top of … Read more

Shoppers spending more online for Mother’s Day this year

Shoppers spending more online for Mother’s Day this year as pubs and restaurants remain closed By Alex Lawson, Financial Mail On Sunday Published: 21:50 GMT, 13 March 2021 | Updated: 21:50 GMT, 13 March 2021 Shoppers are spending more online for Mother’s Day this year as pubs and restaurants remain closed, figures indicate.  Related retail … Read more

Shoppers and nurses say these slip-on trainers will save your feet from plantar fasciitis

‘I get almost instant relief’: Shoppers with plantar fasciitis say these slip-on trainers will help save your feet By Emily Knott For Mailonline Published: 15:43 GMT, 5 March 2021 | Updated: 15:43 GMT, 5 March 2021 Whether you struggle with plantar fasciitis, have high arches, or just want a comfortable pair of walking shoes, Amazon … Read more